Translation of poignancy in Spanish:


lo conmovedor, n.

Pronunciation /ˈpɔɪnjənsi/


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    (of story, moment) lo conmovedor
    (of look, plea) patetismo masculine
    (of look, plea) lo patético
    • What gives this wretched episode extra poignancy is the fact that the bandit commander's life had been saved by the Red Cross a year earlier.
    • It may be a history lesson but it is sure to portray with poignancy the humour, hurt, heartbreak and pain that they didn't teach us in the classroom.
    • The album isn't bad because it isn't distressing or painful, which one would expect from poignancy.
    • His public funeral and the later memorial evening of performances by the company are described with heartbreaking poignancy.
    • She delivered the long despairing monologue that closes the work with great poignancy.